[OS X TeX] Off topic: system stablitity

Rolf Schmolling rolf.schmolling at alumni.TU-Berlin.de
Sun Jun 21 14:49:40 EDT 2009


one of the easiest (general) trouble-shooting thing I do is
1) install applejack and run it

2) run the respective (latest) COMBO-Installer for your system. Solves  
most troubles, most of the time…


Am 21.06.2009 um 17:15 schrieb George Gratzer:

> Even though I reinstalled the system with wipe disk, it is much more  
> unstable than ever before since the introduction of OS X. Now I work  
> with the Force Quit Application window open all the time.
> Example: if I upload a file to iDisk, the Finder may become  
> unresponsive for up to a minute. The Finder turns red in the Force  
> Quit Application window. If I relaunch the Finder, I loose the  
> upload, but nothing else is effected.
> When the Finder is unresponsive, the keyboard combination invoking  
> the Force Quit Application window does not work either.
> There are other signs of sloppy work by Apple. In Safari, go to Help:
> Viewing and customizing Top Sites
> Cover Flow and Safari
> Searching history
> Browsing in tabs
> The Top Site help has just been put in. The white star (updated  
> sites) works for some sites, not for others.
> Anybody has similar experiences?
> GG
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Rolf Schmolling M.A. Historian, Rolf.Schmolling at Alumni.TU-Berlin.DE

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